Sketchwork in the Painting studio

art, recent work

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Sketching on white wall; plummet, graphite, charcoal, metal plates.
HHW. (17 photos)

I really like it at the graphic department. People are kind, and work hard. Workshop teachers are skilled, clever and generous. One thing I miss there, though: a wall. Fortunately, the Royal Institute of Art also provides us with a painting studio – huge walls, large windows – which can be booked for a shorter or longer period. I’m lucky enough to get access almost instantly, and spend a weekend transferring small-scale sketches into full-size ones.
First day, I arrive in the afternoon to unload: sketchbook, metal plates, tools. I notice the wall needs some white paint, I’ll have to bring it tomorrow. Dusk falls.

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Next day: make space, whitewash the wall, hang the plummet, draw the outlines. Draw the circle, the grid.
A full day’s work.

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Third day: add the plates. Arrange them according to previous sketches. Move them around until it’s truthful. Then stop.

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